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Uncle Remus and His Legends of the Old Plantation

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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We be ...more
Paperback, 266 pages
Published February 23rd 2010 by Nabu Press (first published 1881)
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Robin
I know. It's a classic. It's also completely unreadable.

I know it was written in a different time (but not a different place: I live in Georgia), but honestly. Nobody talks like that.

In addition, I finally broke down and bought a copy of the book written in what actually was English, and the stories didn't translate anything like the same. I guess. This is one of the few books I had to read aloud to myself to even understand.

While the stories probably are actual slave stories, I firmly believe t
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Joel Chandler Harris was an American journalist born in Eatonton, Georgia who wrote the Uncle Remus stories, including Uncle Remus; His Songs and His Sayings, The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation, (1880), Nights with Uncle Remus (1881 & 1882), Uncle Remus and His Friends (1892), and Uncle Remus and the Little Boy (1905).

The stories, based on the African-American oral storytelling tradition, wer
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